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Susan Ginley, M.A., CCC-SLP, Senior Instructor & Adviser

Contact Information:

Speech & Hearing Sciences Department
PO Box 751
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Office Location:  Neuberger Hall 85D
Phone: 503.725.3546
Toll Free:  1.800.547.8887 x3546
Email:  sginley@pdx.edu

 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders
  • Group Therapy
  • Accent Reduction Therapy
  • Student Pre-Clinical Learning

 

Education:

  • M.A., Communication Disorders & Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
  • B.A., Communication Disorders & Sciences, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Courses:

  • SPHR 550           Advanced Speech Disorders practicum
  • SPHR 409/509    Stroke Camp practicum
  • SPHR 395           Directed Clinical Assistantship
  • SPHR 394           Guided Observation

 

Projects:

  • PSU liaison for two community-based self-help groups for individuals & families living with aphasia.
  • Starting a new community-based self-help groups for individuals & families living with aphasia.
  • Overseeing undergraduate volunteers as facilitators for The Learning & Practice tutoring sessions
  • Researching mentoring within the student population as a learning tool

Curriculum Vitae

 

Background:

Prior to joining the Speech & Hearing Sciences program at PSU in 2001, she worked as a speech-language pathologist in a medical setting for 15 years.  Susan's clinical area of expertise is adult acquired neurogenic communication disorders. Since beginning work at PSU as a clinical instructor, Susan has expanded the client base for individual clinical sessions on-campus, while also growing the clinical experience to include working with adults in groups both on and off campus. Susan is a PSU supervisor for Aphasia Cam Northwest, an intensive two-day camp for stroke survivors with aphasia and their families, where students are able to work with clients in a naturalistic setting.  Susan has also worked with stroke survivors with aphasia and their families in developing and maintaining self-help support groups in the community.